[ adjective ] marked by smartness in dress and manners
"a dapper young man" "a jaunty red hat"
Used in print(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
He , too , cocked his cap at a jaunty angle , jingled marbles in his pocket , and swaggered down Main_Street .
[ adjective ] having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
"looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton "life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds "walked with a jaunty step" "a jaunty optimist"